Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing str
The new guy guides Kansas City
Trade deadline acquisition Ben Zobrist hit his first two HRs with the Royals in their 7-6 win over the Blue Jays today. K.C. can salvage a split in tomorrow's finale. Box score
Jays make moves worthy of Toronto
By adding some serious talent, the Blue Jays are starting to make Toronto look like the big-market city it can be. Michael Baumann declares the Jays the biggest winners from Friday's trade deadline. Grantland: Deadline winners, losers
Ben Zobrist goes deep ... again
The new Royal hit 6 HRs in 67 games for the A's this season. He's got 2 today in just his third game with the Blue Jays, including his first of the season batting righty. Follow live
Royals answer Blue Jays
In between a fly out and a double play, Kansas City squeezed in three runs on three hits, one hit-by-pitch and an error. Toronto now leads 5-4 headed into the 7th. Follow live
Back-to-back jacks for Blue Jays
With two pitches, Yordano Ventura gave up three runs, and Toronto increased the score to 5-1 over Kansas City. Josh Donaldson smashed a 96 MPH fastball to left for a 2-run HR (26th of the year). On the very next pitch, Jose Bautista connected for his 22nd dinger of the season. Follow live
Second time around good for Toronto
Royals SP Yordano Ventura went through Toronto's lineup perfect the first time. But the Jays caught up to him in the fourth inning as RBI singles by Justin Smoak and Dioner Navarro gave them a 2-1 lead. Follow live
Blue Jays go for series win vs. AL kings
Toronto seems revitalized by the trade deadline, as the acquisitions of SS Troy Tulowitzki, SP David Price and OF Ben Revere intersected with a couple wins against the Royals (61-41). Mark Buehrle tries to make it three straight vs. Kansas City. Follow live
Jonah Keri rounds up the major things you need to know from Friday's trade deadline, including Toronto's collection of bold moves.
The Blue Jays designated infielder Danny Valencia and outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment Saturday amid a flurry of roster moves.
In today's notes, Buster Olney looks back at the trade flurry of the past week with some thoughts and relevant links on the primary teams involved.
Toronto in win-now mode
The addition of David Price shores up one of the Blue Jays’ biggest weaknesses as a team. As for the Troy Tulowitzki trade, that’s one that will benefit the Jays beyond this season. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)
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What changes are in store for Johnny Cueto, David Price and Cole Hamels besides a uniform swap? Andrew Kyne examines this, and finds the new hurlers could like their new teams more than expected.
Josh Donaldson might not be the most valuable player in the AL, but he's not far behind. Hits like the game-winner Friday are a big reason why.
Blue Jays' big win brings July showers
Just call Josh Donaldson "Mr. Walk-Off." He now has three game-winning hits this season, as Toronto bested the Royals on Friday. Kevin Pillar might have found the only way to cool him off.
Not every MLB trade deadline deal is of the earth-shattering variety. Here are several minor deals made Friday worthy of mention.
Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Blue Jays rallied to beat the Royals 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto got a no-decision in his K.C. debut.
Final: Blue Jays 7, Royals 6 (11)
David Price and Jose Bautista have reason to celebrate. Josh Donaldson's 3rd walk-off hit of the season scored Troy Tulowitzki and tied Donaldson for the MLB lead for game winners with Starlin Castro. Box score
Blue Jays make most of Cueto's exit
Johnny Cueto had a solid if unspectacular outing his first time in a Royals uniform and exited with K.C. up 6-3 on Toronto. Then the Blue Jays nabbed 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th, and Cueto is on his way to the no decision. Follow live
Johnny Cueto makes Royals debut
Cueto draws a tough assignment vs. a stacked Blue Jays lineup tonight. Kansas City traded for Cueto on Sunday, while Toronto made a deadline splash by adding SS Troy Tulowitzki and SP David Price. Follow live
Eric Karabell examines the trades that helped fantasy owners this week, and those that did not.
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